Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Khan Files First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

25 February 2014

Organic Dairy Industry in China - Research Report

ReportsnReports.com adds report Research Report on Organic Dairy Industry in China to its store.

China and Japan: Troubled Waters

Asia Society presents a "Beyond the Headlines" panel discussion that will provide an in-depth analysis of the current state of China-U.S.-Japan relations.

Cold front to lift China's smog

A strong cold front will sweep across northern China and help disperse the persistent smog that covers a vast part of the country, the national observatory forecast on Wednesday.

Here’s What It's Like To Fly Into China's Biggest Ghost City

Here's an excerpt from Darmon Richter's epic tour of a Chinese ghost city:

Mongolia can produce a top class gymnast: Batbold

KUALA LUMPUR: Mongolia may not be a powerhouses in gymnastics, but with the sport growing in popularity in the country that may just change in the years to come.

Ochirbatyn Chuluubat: Investment Will Increase If Confidence Restores

The tugrug’s rate [against the US dollar] fell over 28 percent which made our purchasing power weaker. Under this condition, the citizens would not be able to benefit from the economy.

1.4 million Western Han Dynasty coins found in Inner Mongolia

Archaeologists in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region have found a coin casting workshop and more than 1.4 million ancient coins dating back to the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24), Guangming Daily reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

How colleges are finding tomorrow's prodigies

Battushig Myanganbayar, a freshman at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from Mongolia, asks me, "Have you ever heard of the 'Freshman 15'?" He's referring to the storied 15 pounds students often gain in their first year of college. I tell him I have heard of it.

Inner Mongolia Ranks First for Installed Wind Capacity in China

BEIJING--February 25, 2014--Researched by Industrial Info Resources China (Beijing, China)--Installed wind-power capacity in Inner Mongolia has reached 18.5 gigawatts (GW), accounting for 24.5% of China's total, according to a recent announcement from the government of the Inner Mongolia autonomous region.

Marathon finish features marriage proposal

EL PASO, Texas – If Alfred Hitchcock was a romantic, he might have written this scenario.

Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co. : Yili, WUR to Co-build R&D Center

INNERMONGOLIA, February 25, SinoCast -- Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co., Ltd. (SHSE: 600887) worked together with Wageningen University and Research Center (WUR) to establish a research and development center in the Netherlands with a purpose to expand the cooperation result in the world's food field.

Mongolian ambassador visits IU

Bulgaa Altangerel, the Mongolian ambassador to the U.S., spoke last night about Mongolia’s history, economy and future.

Africa to Brazil Week 12 - of Monks and Nomads

Day 75- Camel riding

Plane Ticket Journals - Capitalism Takes Flight: Keith Huang

The Plane Ticket Journals is a series that will focus on professionals age 30 and under that have taken a step to change their lives with the purchase of a plane ticket to somewhere else.

A Mongolian Miracle Occurring in the South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Thank you, South Korea! My dream is to become a plastic surgeon."

1.4 million Western Han Dynasty coins found in Inner Mongolia

Archaeologists in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region have found a coin casting workshop and more than 1.4 million ancient coins dating back to the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24), Guangming Daily reported on Tuesday.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Khan Files First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/21/14 -- Khan Resources Inc. (CSE: KRI) ("Khan" or "the Company") announced today that it has filed its financial statements and management's discussion and analysis for the three months ended December 31, 2013 on SEDAR and has posted these documents to its website www.khanresources.com.

Asia Pacific Boiler Corp enters into letter of intent for strategic acquisition of key subsidiaries

HONG KONG, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - ASIA PACIFIC BOILER CORPORATION (OTCQB: PADR) ("Asia Pacific" or the "Company") on February 14, 2014 entered into a letter of intent regarding our proposed acquisition of Million Place Investments Limited.

The Federated States of Micronesia Continues to Expand its Reach in the Asia-Pacific Region

Beijing, China (FSM Information Services): December 6, 2013 - The Federated States of Micronesia continued to expand its reach in the Asia-Pacific region.

Mongolians and Utahns Celebrate Mongolian New Year

(KUTV) Dozens of Mongolian natives living in Utah, showed support for their heritage by celebrating the Mongolian New Year Saturday night.

Mongolian New Year event celebrates culture, welcomes visitors

SOUTH JORDAN — A diverse group of people gathered for a Mongolian Lunar New Year celebration in Daybreak on Saturday to welcome 16 Mongolians who will be staying in Utah for the next year.

Can we achieve competitiveness?

The private sector is the main engine that drives the economy forward.

Khan files first quarter 2014 financial results and updates on lawsuit against Mongolia

On Friday Khan Resources Inc. filed its financial statements and management’s discussion and analysis for the three months ended December 31, 2013.

Newera Resources poised to drill at Ulaan Tolgoi coal project in Mongolia

Newera Resources (ASX: NRU) is poised to start 2,000 metres of diamond drilling to test for potential coal deposits underlying five seismic lines that have produced positive results at its Ulaan Tolgoi coking coal project in Mongolia.

BRIEF-Inner Mongolia Yili to partner with Wageningen University for R&D centre in the Netherlands

Feb 24 (Reuters) - Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co Ltd

Friday, February 21, 2014

Mongolia: Space Technologies for drought and dzud monitoring and early warning

Recognizing the socioeconomic and humanitarian effects of drought in the Asia-Pacific region, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) initiated the Regional Cooperative Mechanism for Drought Monitoring and Early Warning, under its Regional Space Applications Programme (RESAP).

SA-manufactured safety system installed at Mongolian copper mine

An emergency fall-arresting system (EFAS) developed and manufactured in South Africa by conveyance safety solutions provider Horne Group was commissioned this month at a large copper mine in Mongolia.

Mongolia non-life insurance market: Latest market research analysed

(live-PR.com) - "Trends and Opportunities in the Mongolian Non-Life Insurance Industry to 2017: Market Profile" is the result of extensive research into the insurance industry, covering the non-life insurance market in Mongolia.

Even Mongolia Has Louis Vuitton Now

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The number of luxury consumers worldwide has more than tripled in the past 20 years, and will continue its relentless growth for years to come thanks to an increasing number of wealthy shoppers in emerging markets.

Vice Mining Minister at Coal Mongolia: Wake up from your slumber, Mongolia!

The biggest coal sector event in Mongolia, Coal Mongolia 2014 kicked off on Thursday.

Sports event for children with disabilities held at School No.55

A sports event was held at School No.55 of Ulaanbaatar, a special vocational training school for children with disabilities on February 19, reported News.mn.

‘None for the Road’

By MICHELLE BOROK

Wax museum opens in Mongolia

Everyone has heard of Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, where visitors can pose for photos with wax renditions of historical icons, Hollywood stars and famous athletes.

Mongolia's ambassador to visit IU Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Bulgaa Altangerel, Mongolia's ambassador to the United States, will visit Indiana University Bloomington on Monday, Feb. 24, and present a free, public lecture.

India completes first phase of modernization of Rajiv Gandhi Art and Production School in Mongolia

The Government of India has completed the first phase of the upgradation and modernization of the Rajiv Gandhi Art and Production School (RGAPS) in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia this week at a cost of Rs.4.7 crore.

Book Review: 'By All Means Necessary,' by Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael Levi

In January 2008, an Omaha-based commodity trader placed a $100-a-barrel bid for Oklahoma crude.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Centerra profit misses estimates on lower realized gold prices

(Reuters) - Canadian miner Centerra Gold Inc reported a lower-than-expected fourth-quarter profit, hurt by lower realized gold prices.

A Sustainable Qing Periphery

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Centerra Gold Announces Quarterly Dividend of Cdn$0.04 per Share

TORONTO, ONTARIO, Feb 19, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Centerra Gold Inc. CA:CG -2.44% announced today its Board of Directors has authorized a dividend of Cdn$0.04 per common share (approximately US$8.6 million at the current exchange rate).

Yongye International, Inc. Announces Adjournment of Special Meeting of Stockholders

BEIJING, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Yongye International, Inc. (YONG) ("Yongye" or the "Company"), a leading developer, manufacturer, and distributor of crop nutrient products in the People's Republic of China, today announced that, at the special meeting of stockholders of the Company held on February 19, 2014, the Company's stockholders approved the adjournment of the special meeting and that the special meeting has been adjourned until 2:00 p.m. Beijing Time, on March 5, 2014, at Jinshan Economic Development Zone, Hohhot City, Inner Mongolia, the People's Republic of China.

Wind energy in Mongolia: Ferrostaal Joins 52 MW Wind Farm Project

Ferrostaal Industrial Projects GmbH, a project developer facilitating worldwide investments, is taking a majority stake in the ‘Sainshand’ wind farm project in Mongolia.

Mongolia internet market: Growing thanks to government initiatives

(live-PR.com) - Since the Mongolian Government´s telecommunications reform program in the mid-1990s, there has been effective liberalisation of all market segments, partial privatisation of the fixed-line incumbent operator, Mongolia Telecom, and establishment of an independent regulator. Mongolia acceded to the WTO in 1997.

Mongolia Business Forecast Report Q3 2013 - new country guide report published

(live-PR.com) - Early evidence from the first quarter suggests that the Mongolian economy has seen a sharp slowdown in activity.

Mongolia wins three medals at freestyle wrestling tournament in Turkey

The men’s freestyle wrestling tournament named after Turkish Olympic and World Champion Yasar Dogu took place in Istanbul, Turkey, on February 15 and 16.

Germans back 52MW in Mongolia

Germany-based Ferrostaal Industrial Projects is taking a majority stake in the 52MW Sainshand wind farm in Mongolia.

Mongolian Wind Farm in Gobi Desert Planned by Ferrostaal

Ferrostaal Industrial Projects GmbH, a German industrial services company, will take a major stake in a 52 megawatt wind farm project planned for a remote city in Mongolia’s Gobi Desert.

The Oracle Of Mongolia, Interviewing Mogi

“Mogi” Munkhdul Badral aggregates all the news from around the world about Mongolia every day and puts it out in his Cover Mongolia service via Twitter, the eponymous website and e-mail.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Telecom Mongolia needs USD1.9bn for LTE rollout

Fixed line incumbent Telecom Mongolia is looking into entering the domestic wireless market by deploying a 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in the country.

Taiwan, Mongolia ink renewable energy pact

Taiwan and Mongolia signed a memorandum of understanding on renewable energy development Feb. 17 in Taipei City, paving the way toward greater cooperation between the two nations.

Degree carrying ‘ghosts’

A famous teacher who makes 50 USD for an hour of teaching, and an advisor for business investment projects, Ch. Odonbileg says, “Ghosts with bachelor’s degrees walk everywhere on the Ulaanbaatar streets.”

L.Enkh-Amgalan: My business started from publishing

The following is an interview with MP L.Enkh-Amgalan, highlighting his new gallery, career and Blue Pearl project.

Mongolia wins three medals from Freestyle Wrestling Tournament in Turkey

The Men’s Freestyle Wrestling Tournament named after Turkish Olympic and World Champion Yasar Dogu took place in Istanbul, Turkey on February 15 and 16.

Pop singer Ariunaa’s biographical musical to be staged

Mooli studio is planning to stage a musical based on the life of Mongolian pop singer T.Ariunaa.

Mongolian sumo champ to bridge Toyota and Mongolia

Mongolian sumo champion, Yokozuna Hakuho M.Davaajargal is currently visiting Mongolia. Upon arrival, the sumo champion told reporters that he will bridge Japan’s prominent auto maker, Toyota with Mongolia.

BelAZ dump trucks put into use at coal minefield in Gobi

BelAZ dump trucks with the lifting capacity of 110 tonne have been put into operation at the coal minefield Tavan Tolgoi in the Gobi desert in Mongolia.

Tomato and egg set to become next 'Xi Jinping food craze'

Internet users in China joked that stir-fried tomato and scrambled eggs, a common dish in the country, may be the next food fad if a photograph of President Xi Jinping eating the dish with soldiers stationed on the border of Inner Mongolia is posted, reports our Chinese-language sister paper Want Daily.

Wind Farm for Mongolia: Ferrostaal Joins 52 MW Wind Farm Project

ESSEN, Germany, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Monday, February 17, 2014

N.Natsagnyam: I’ll retire as soon as I finish what I need to do and play football

The following is an interview with Mongolia’s most popular engineer, N.Natsagnyam, about his career and his time as an engineering electrician.

Mongolian horses on a cultural encounter

A unique solo exhibition by Mongolian artist Ts.Gan-Erdene, “Encounter”, was held at the Munster City Government Office in Munster, Germany from February 3 to 14.

Fighting corruption in its lair

In logic, necessary and sufficient conditions are required for certain things to take place.

Mongolia-Korea business forum to raise trade and mutual investment

A Mongolia-Korea business forum was planned on Friday to strengthen bilateral economic and trade relations and mutual investment between the two countries.

Mongolia ties diplomatic relations with nine more countries

According to Parliamentary resolution No. 2-10 of the year 2014, Mongolia has officially established diplomatic relations with Antigua and Barbuda, the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Vanuatu, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of Surinam, Sierra Leone, the Togolese Republic, the State of Eritrea and Jamaica, in compliance with the foreign and national security policy of Mongolia as well as Mongolia’s 2012 to 2016 aim to establish diplomatic relations with all member countries of the United Nations.

Leaks highlight investor worries about Mongolian banks

Leaks to international media about investor concerns with management at Mongolia's third largest bank have again called into question the level of governance that exists in the country's financial sector, which has suffered three bank failures since 2008.

Goat Plague Outbreak In Inner Mongolia

BEIJING, Feb 17 (Bernama) -- China's Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has confirmed an outbreak of peste des petits ruminants (PPR) or also known as goat plague in northwest Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Taiwan-Mongolia MOU signed for cooperation on renewable energy

Taiwan and Mongolia signed a memorandum of understanding Monday to establish institutionalised cooperation in renewable energy generation and energy efficiency management.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Turquoise Hill Provides Update on Oyu Tolgoi and Discussions With the Government of Mongolia

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - February 12, 2014) - Turquoise Hill Resources today provided an update on Oyu Tolgoi's operations, project financing and discussions with the Mongolian Government.

Residents of Ulaanbaatar eat painkillers like candy and drink milk like tea

A customer at the pharmacy says, “Instead of going to family doctors, the smallest part of the hospital in Ulaanbaatar, it is better to go to an animal hospital’s doctor – at least one who has experience.”

Mongolia and hokkaido to expand cooperation

Foreign Affairs Minister L.Bold presented a speech on the “Mongolia-Hokkaido Workshop on Collaboration”, at an event organized in Sapporo, Japan, on February 10.

Why Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ) is Tumbling on Thursday

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ_) is tumbling after providing a gloomy update on its Oyu Tolgoi operations, a copper and gold mine located in Mongolia.

Turquoise Hill drops on possible further Oyu Tolgoi delays; disappointing sales volumes

Turquoise Hill Resources (TSE:TRQ) (NYSE:TRQ) shares sunk over 7% on Thursday in Toronto after the company last night said further delays might be in order with regards to the underground development of its Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia.

Turquoise Hill shares plunge on Oyu Tolgoi update

Shares in Turquoise Hill Resources (TSE:TRQ) dropped close to 8% on Thursday after the operator of the massive Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia gave little indication of progress in its negotiations with the government of the Asian nation.

Turquoise Hill warns of further Oyu Tolgoi delays but eyes potential restart

Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ -7.6%) says FY 2013 gross revenue for its Oyu Tolgoi gold and copper project in Mongolia totaled $55M, falling short of initial projections, with some sales expected to be deferred into Q2 and Q3 2014.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Wallace Looks for Hat Trick in Mongolia

Canadian Marathon MTB Champion and 2-time Genco Mongolia Bike Challenge Champion, Cory Wallace of the Kona Factory Team, will defend his title again in Mongolia during the event's 5th Edition from August 31 to September 7, 2014.

Turquoise Hill says Oyu Tolgoi sales volume below expectations

Feb 13 (Reuters) - Turquoise Hill Resources said year to date sales volume from its Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia has fallen short of expectations, citing post-commissioning issues.

Mongolia’s Golomt Affirms Governance After ’Misleading’ Reports

Mongolia’s Golomt Bank LLC does not have any shareholders seeking loan repayments, according to a press release from the bank.

S. Korean, Mongolian FMs agree on greater cooperation on N. Korean issues

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Yonhap) -- The top diplomats of South Korea and Mongolia agreed Wednesday to broaden their cooperation in inducing change in North Korea, Seoul's foreign ministry said.

Belarus to open embassies in Australia, Qatar, Mongolia, Pakistan, Ecuador in 2014

MINSK, 12 February (BelTA) – Belarus plans to open its embassies in Australia, Qatar, Mongolia, Pakistan and Ecuador in 2014.

Mongolian school to open on Castle Boulevard in Nottingham

WITH 36 symbols instead of our 26 letters – the Mongolian alphabet is no easy read.

Private lending crisis cripples coal city of Ordos

After the housing market bubble burst in the city of Ordos in Inner Mongolia, which led to the liquidation of many of the city's residents' financial assets, people who funded the construction of the city have begun demanding a refund for their money from fundraisers, the Chinese-language Securities Times reports.

From Mongolia to Tirunelveli

A bar-headed goose with a neck collar, spotted in Koonthankulam bird reserve in Tirunelveli district, has flown in all the way from Mongolia.

A few facts about Mongolia...

MONGOLIA is located more than 4,000 miles away in central Asia and counts Russia and China as its neighbours.

Wallace Looks for Hat Trick in Mongolia

Canadian Marathon MTB Champion and 2-time Genco Mongolia Bike Challenge Champion, Cory Wallace of the Kona Factory Team, will defend his title again in Mongolia during the event's 5th Edition from August 31 to September 7, 2014.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Mongolia commissions Guildford Coal’s BNU mine

The Mongolian Government has successfully and formally commissioned Guildford Coal’s Baruun Noyon Uul (BNU) mine for operations and sales.

Mongolia pushing North Korean ties

Mongolia on February 7 ratified a raft of deals to increase economic ties with North Korea.

Gallery: Mongolia Bike Challenge–Stage 4

Stage Four of the Genco Mongolia Bike Challenge presented by Orbea began from the camp at 2000 meters in the Khan Khentii Mountains and ended in the Berkh Mountains along the Kherlen River.

Your guide to the real Mongolia

You named it the top emerging destination in the Wanderlust Travel Awards 2014. Goyo Reston, tour operator and Mongolian native, explains how to get underneath her country's skin.

Mongolia's gold-reserve boosting experiment

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Ariunaa Suri: I am waiting for the day I become self-confident

Outfits of the Mongolian athletes and coaches to participate in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics have become a hot topic among social media, receiving both praises and criticisms.

Private lending crisis cripples coal city of Ordos

After the housing market bubble burst in the city of Ordos in Inner Mongolia, which led to the liquidation of many of the city's residents' financial assets, people who funded the construction of the city have begun demanding a refund for their money from fundraisers, the Chinese-language Securities Times reports.

Starbucks China admits to using azodicarbonamide in bread

Starbucks China admits the wheat flour in its pastries contains the additive Azodicarbonamide, which is often used to produce foamed plastics such as yoga mats and the soles of sneakers, reports the financial news website of Chinese webportal NetEase.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Chinese police and ethnic Mongols clash in land dispute

Chinese police have beaten back ethnic Mongol nomads who were protesting against forestry firms taking their grazing lands in the Chinese province of Inner Mongolia.

Mongolia commissions Guildford Coal’s BNU mine

The Mongolian Government has successfully and formally commissioned Guildford Coal’s Baruun Noyon Uul (BNU) mine for operations and sales.

Inner Mongolia to launch official English-language website

The Inner Mongolia autonomous region will launch its first English-language website (http://innermongolia.chinadaily.com.cn/) on Feb 12.

The Great Genghis Khan

GENGHIS Khan (1167-1227), was the great Mongol military general and strategist who conquered and founded the mighty Mongol Empire, which had stretched across the Asian continent at the time of his death.

Mongolia pushing North Korean ties

Mongolia on February 7 ratified a raft of deals to increase economic ties with North Korea. The agreement is part of an ongoing push by Ulaanbataar's to boost cooperation with the isolated state.

Prophecy Coal ramps up Mongolian activities

TORONTO (miningweekly.com) – Mongolia-focused thermal coal producer and power plant project developer Prophecy Coal on Monday reported that it had successfully restarted mining at its flagship Ulaan Ovoo coal mine last November, and had recorded continual sales and deliveries to its customers during the fourth quarter ended December 31.

Young Murun making Mongolian history

With a population of less than three million, Mongolia is not usually associated with significant footballing achievement.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Mongolia ratifies cooperation agreement with DPRK

ULAN BATOR, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- The Mongolian government ratified a cooperation agreement Friday with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the areas of industry and agriculture.

Mongolian banker accuses western media of biased reporting

ULAN BATOR, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- The head of one of Mongolia's largest commercial banks has accused foreign partners of spreading biased and unproven stories through western media.

Women live an average of 8 years longer than men in Mongolia

Unursaikhan, 26 years-old and engaged, is a woman following a successful career as a journalist.

ChTZ-URALTRAC is increasing its export of spare parts to Mongolia

In January 2014, ChTZ-URALTRAC LLC, a subsidiary of the Uralvagonzavod Research and Production Corporation, exported 15% more parts to Mongolia than during the same period in 2013.

Press Releases: U.S. Department of State Welcomes Mongolian Sitting Volleyball Visitors on Disability Sports and Women’s Empowerment

From February 8-18, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will bring 12 female sitting volleyball players from Mongolia to the United States for an international disability sports exchange.

President names top horse-head fiddle player

Instructor at Mongolian State University of Culture and Arts, B.Munkhtuvshin was named the “Top Morin Khuur Player of 2013” at a presidential award ceremony which took place at the Government Palace on February 5.

Horse-head fiddle for Chinese new year

This is the Year of the Horse for Chinese celebrating the New Year. For its annual Chinese New Year Concert, the Greater Cincinnati Chinese Music Society is presenting Jin Shan, a virtuoso of the matouqin – horse-head fiddle – a rarely-heard instrument, even for native Chinese.

Importance of renaming Kazakhstan?

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 7

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Watters’ wolverine research leads to Mongolia

She was told not to get her hopes up, that some people had worked on wolverine studies for 20 years and never seen one of the creatures in the wild.

G.Battulga: Whenever my homeland calls for me, I’ll be ready

You can hardly find anyone in Mongolia who hasn’t heard the songs of Honored Teacher and composer, L.Galmandak.

Two Mongolian skiers representing Mongolia at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

The opening ceremony of the 22nd Winter Olympics, symbolizing the peace and togetherness of humankind, took place on February 7, at Fisht Olympic Stadium.

What can Sochi teach us?

For a brief moment, the success and splendor of the 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony took the spotlight off the widely broadcast failures of Sochi.

Otley student Robert's 16,000-mile Mongolian adventure

An Otley student is part of a two-man team about to set off on a 16,000-mile fundraising trip.

On horseback, Arlington woman is right on target

Katie Stearns might remind you of the red-headed Princess Merida, whose archery skills help her battle an evil lord in the Disney-Pixar animated movie "Brave."

Mongolian visit to see World Vision child

PICTURE a small Mongolian boy holding a blue scarf and a cup of milk as a welcome gesture.

Familiarity with Kazakhstan’s new name needs time

Astana, Kazakhstan, Feb.10
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Friday, February 7, 2014

Perfecting provincial tastes

Standing in front of a huge cooking pot, chef Wu Haiwen meticulously kneads noodles into paper-thin strips before casting them into a boiling broth.

N.Naranbaatar: Thoughts of flourishing Mongolian arts and culture throughout the world are always present in my head

The following is an interview with State Honored Artist and General Producer of the Academic Drama Theater N.Naranbaatar about the new development and direction of Mongolian performing arts.

Women live an average of 8 years longer than men in Mongolia

Unursaikhan, 26 years-old and engaged, is a woman following a successful career as a journalist.

President names Top Horse-head Fiddle Player

Instructor of the Mongolian State University of Culture and Arts B.Munkhtuvshin was named the “Top Morin Khuur Player of 2013” at a presidential award ceremony which took place at the Government Palace on February 5.

Foreign ambassadors learn traditional Mongolian customs

On the first day of the Lunar New Year Holiday, the Blue Horse Year, the members of Parliament, ministers and deputy ministers, state secretaries as well as the heads of several agencies greeted Speaker of the Parliament Z.Enkhbold and Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag.

Speaker receives Vietnamese Ambassador as his term ends

The Speaker of the Parliament, Z.Enkhbold, met the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary from Vietnam to Mongolia, Hoang Tuan Thinh, on February 5 at the State Palace in connection with the end of the Ambassador’s term of duty.

Mongolia rejects request to return detained U.S. businessman

Mongolian law enforcement agencies have rejected a request by U.S. senators to lift the travel ban on a detained U.S. mining executive considered a potential witness in a government corruption case.

‘Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies’ opens at Yale Peabody Museum

NEW HAVEN >> Hard to imagine, but those massive reptiles that once roamed the Earth were once tiny little babies hatching out of eggs.

Guildford Coal edges closer to coal sales from Mongolia mine

Guildford Coal (ASX: GUF) is close to starting coal sales from its Baruun Noyon Uul mine in Mongolia after it was successfully and formally commissioned for operations and sales by the government.

Goldman Prizewinner Gets 21 Years for Resistance to Genocide

Packed with distortions and outright lies, Mongolia’s privatized former state media called them the ‘enemies of Mongolia’.

INDONESIA/ MONGOLIA: Japanese-style technical education in high demand

Since their founding in the early 1960s, technical colleges have played an important role in Japan's rapid economic growth with their hands-on approach to education.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Mongolia and New Zealand first countries officially welcomed into Sochi 2014 Olympic Village

February 2 - Athletes from Mongolia and New Zealand have become the first to be officially welcomed into the Olympic Village here his morning.

‘Hot Cities’ tour takes business students to Mongolia

More than 40 students and alumni from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University are visiting Mongolia this March, to help them understand the realities of doing business in a fledgling emerging market.

Return ticket to Mongolia...

Four Banburyshire youngsters are busy preparing to drive to Mongolia and back in a 20-year-old car – all in the name of charity.

Mongolia's mining dream turns sour as promised bounty proves elusive

Mongolia sits atop so much mineral wealth - an estimated US$1.3 trillion in gold, copper, coal and iron ore - that it is sometimes called "Minegolia".

Keeping nomadic traditions alive in Inner Mongolia

Naranmandula's family have been herdsmen on the vast grasslands in China's Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region for decades.

Sweeping change across China's Inner Mongolia

Traditional music floated across the freezing grasslands that stretched far into the distance.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

U.S. Senators Urge Mongolia to Lift Travel Ban on Detained Kapla

Two U.S. senators have asked Mongolia to allow U.S. businessman Justin Kapla, who is a witness in a corruption investigation, to exit the country.

Kimberley station couple plan horse trek in Mongolia

A couple who work on a station in the Kimberley admit they don't always know where they should call home.

Foot-and-mouth disease breaks out in eastern Mongolia

ULAN BATOR, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- An outbreak of highly infectious foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in Sukhbaatar province in eastern Mongolia has been confirmed by the Mongolian State Central Veterinary Laboratory, local media reported.

Mongolia Growth Group Ltd. Announces Resignation of Chief Financial Officer

THUNDER BAY, CANADA, February 04, 2014 /FSC/ - Mongolia Growth Group Ltd. (YAK - TSX Venture), ("MGG") or ("the Company") announces that its long-time CFO, Matthew Aiken, has tendered his resignation effective February 28th, 2014. Mr. Aiken is leaving to pursue other endeavors.

Mongolian producer to feature an adaptation of ‘The Adventures of Buratino’

Portal television studio is producing a children`s television series based on an adaptation of “The Adventures of Buratino,” also known as “The Golden Key,” a short story by Russian writer A.N.Tolstoy.

Health policy with no clarity

The health system of a country has to deliver three basic services: preventive, curative, and rehabilitative care.

Mongolians welcome White Moon with white snow

The Lunar New Year arrived early this year, along with a blanket of white snow.

The Museum of the Battle of Khalkin Gol...

Khalkin Gol is the name of an area in Dornod, the easternmost province of Mongolia.

INTERVIEW: 'Herders Are Not Destroying Inner Mongolian Grasslands'

Ethnic Mongolian dissident-in-exile Xi Haiming, who is also known as Temcheltu in Mongolian, is founder and chairman of the Germany-based Inner Mongolian League for the Defense of Human Rights.

Bad Bank Debts in Mongolia Sour Credit Suisse on Mining Riches

Feb. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Mongolia sits atop so much mineral wealth -- an estimated $1.3 trillion in gold, copper, coal and iron ore -- that it’s sometimes called “Minegolia.” It’s among the world’s fastest-growing economies.

Mongolia pins hopes on new laws to breathe life into stock market

Trading rooms at the Mongolian Stock Exchange (MSE) appeared empty in the early afternoon of a December day in Ulaanbaatar.

Mongolian Provinces to Have Pig Farms

MONGOLIA - Pig-raising farms will be created in Darkhan-Uul and Orkhon aimags in this year.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Mongolia and New Zealand first countries officially welcomed into Sochi 2014 Olympic Village

February 2 - Athletes from Mongolia and New Zealand have become the first to be officially welcomed into the Olympic Village here his morning.

The diplomatic triangle of Mongolia-Japan-North Korea

The Official North Korean account

Xanadu Mines (ASX:XAM) Acquisition of 90% of Kharmagtai Copper-Gold Project

Sydney, Australia, Feb 3, 2014 - (ABN Newswire) - Xanadu Mines Ltd (ASX:XAM.AX - News) is pleased to announce that its joint venture company, Mongol Metals LLC ("Mongol Metals"), has entered definitive agreements with a wholly owned subsidiary of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd ("THR") to acquire a 90% interest in Oyut Ulaan LLC ("Oyut Ulaan") which in turn owns 100% of the Kharmagtai porphyry copper-gold exploration project located in the South Gobi region of Mongolia ("Kharmagtai") (Figure 1 in link below).

Xanadu Mines to acquire advanced copper-gold project in Mongolia

Xanadu Mines (ASX: XAM) and its joint venture company Mongol Metals have agreed to acquire a 90% interest in the Kharmagtai advanced porphyry copper-gold exploration project in Mongolia for US$14 million from Turquoise Hill Resources.

Dragnet for smuggled dinosaur bones snares Beaver Creek vendor

A lawsuit in Denver's U.S. District Court names a "fossilized Tyrannosaurus bataar skull" as the defendant.

Xanadu signs up for South Gobi project

PERTH (miningweekly.com) – ASX-listed Xanadu Mines has signed a $14-million deal with Turquoise Hill Resources to acquire the Kharmagtai porphyry copper/gold project, in the South Gobi region of Mongolia.

Swine flu infects 4 in western Mongolia

ULAN BATOR, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) -- Mongolian health officials confirmed that four people have been infected with the H1N1 virus, also known as swine flu, in a remote western province, local media reported.

Xanadu to acquire copper-gold project in Mongolia for $14M

Xanadu Mines and its joint venture partner Mongol Metals have entered an agreement to acquire a 90% stake in the Kharmagtai copper-gold exploration project in Mongolia.

Can Mongolia Keep Going?

Is the Mongolian economy poised for a comeback, or will it continue to cool down from the recent years of soaring profits?

U.S. Senators Urge Mongolia to Lift Travel Ban on Detained Kapla

Two U.S. senators have asked Mongolia to allow U.S. businessman Justin Kapla, who is a witness in a corruption investigation, to exit the country.

Kimberley station couple plan horse trek in Mongolia

A couple who work on a station in the Kimberley admit they don't always know where they should call home.